Diet Parliament

Tokyo Japan Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The Diet is Japan's elected parliament.  It is comprised to a lower house (House of Representatives) and an upper house (House of Councilors).  Members are directly elected by the Japanese electorate.

The Japanese Prime Minister is then selected by parliament.

Diet Parliament in Tokyo Japan
The Diet, Tokyo Japan

The attractive building was built in the 1930s and opened in 1936.

Japan's parliament is located just west of the Imperial Palace.

Diet Building in Tokyo Japan
The Diet

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